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Mark Twain's library/living room in Hartford, Connecticut. The author, aka Samuel Clemens, lived in the 19-room, Victorian-Gothic Revival-style mansion from 1874, when he had it built by architect Edward Tuckerman Potter, until 1891. The decoration of the house was directed by Louis Comfort Tiffany and the library contains hand-stenciled paneling, fireplaces from India and an enormous hard-carved wood mantel that the Twain family bought while traveling in Scotland. The room opens onto a conservatory. ? at twainproject.blogsot.com.